Data & Modeling

CAIT-UTC-REG 22

The primary goal of this proposal is to develop a well-defined methodology to estimate the remaining strength of a suspension bridge cable that has been exposed to fire. The methodology will rely on a general purpose Finite Element code (ABAQUS) that is commercially available and widely used in the profession.

The…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2018/2019
CAIT-UTC-REG1

The primary goal of this study is to help transportation stakeholders achieve better understanding of the usefulness of augmented reality (AR) technologies and encourage wider acceptance of AR in life-cycle management of transportation infrastructure systems through literature synthesis, technology evaluation,…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2018/2019
CAIT-UTC-REG15

This project aims to develop a 2-D hydrodynamic model to assess the extent/severity of flooding from extreme weather events (such as Hurricane Sandy) and to evaluate the efficiency of existing transportation infrastructure.

The model will incorporate a representation of the transportation system network, flood eve…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2018/2019
CAIT-UTC-REG2B

The primary goal of this project is to understand the combined impact of corrosion and earthquake hazards on existing bridges, and the impact of repairs using cementitious composites on the vulnerability of bridges to these hazards. This will be achieved by establishing a probabilistic framework that can then be used to …

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2018/2019
CAIT-UTC-NC56

The proposed research will develop a cloud-computing platform for state-wide traffic video data analytics. The platform will use the existing 511 CCTV traffic video streams to generate traffic flow and occupancy data to enrich the existing TRANSCOM data feed primarily containing travel time and event data. The added flow…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018
CAIT-UTC-NC59

The objective of this research is to provide tunnel ventilation systems owners and the Port Authority of NY & NJ with a vehicle fleet mix forecast model that will enable realistic and practical long-term forecasts of the life-cycle costs of tunnel ventilation systems, and help optimize the performance of t…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018
CAIT-UTC-NC40

This research will analyze data from the 2011 household travel survey for the Greater New York Metropolitan area, conducted by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) and the North Jersey Tran…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2016/2017
CAIT-UTC-NC49

This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to inspect, inventory, and monitor interchange assets within New Jersey’s road network. The team will use UAS to collect video and photographic data to do preliminary inspections on multiple components of the interchange, including s…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2016/2017
USDA-RU8861

The supply chain of soybeans is complex, encompassing multiple production sites and multiple modes of transportation. As a result, multiple factors affect the supply chain including weather, seasonality, price, equipment availability, congestion, modal delay, cargo ownership, and requirements pertaining to sustainability…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2016/2017
CAIT-UTC-NC22

The geosynthetic reinforced soil integrated bridge system (GRS-IBS) is an innovative alternative to conventional bridge technology that utilizes closely spaced layers of geosynthetic reinforcement and compacted granular fill material to provide direct bearing support for structural bridge members. Using this technology, …

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2015/2016
RITARS-14-H-RUT

The natural gas distribution system in the United States has 1.2 million miles of mains and about 65 million service lines (as of 2012). This distribution system, which consist of various material types, is subjected to various threats the impact of which differ depending on material, age, location, and operational funct…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2014/2015
FHWA-NJ-2016-005

Given the importance of overcoming the challenges associated with aging and deteriorating bridges, and the need for a full-scale proving ground for evaluation of new and advanced materials and devices, CAIT has procured full-scale load testing equipment. The Heavy Vehicle Load Simulator for Bridge Deck Testing…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2010/2011
FHWA-NJ-2016-005

Given the importance of overcoming the challenges associated with aging and deteriorating bridges, and the need for a full-scale proving ground for evaluation of new and advanced materials and devices, CAIT has procured full-scale load testing equipment. The Heavy Vehicle Load Simulator for Bridge Deck Testing…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2010/2011
SJPC-RU1824

The South Jersey Port Corporation (SJPC), Gloucester County Improvement Authority is interested in building upon the Delaware River maritime traffic model Rutgers’ CAIT developed for Area Maritime Security C…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2009/2010
YI-RU0781-06

Bicycles and motorcycles are widely-used transportation/recreation vehicles and an unstable platform. Compared with passenger vehicles, active safety technology is less developed for bicycle/motorcycle systems and yet it is urgently needed. The project will build a theoretical and algorithmic foundation for the bicycle-b…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2009/2010